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British Columbia Heritage Markers"The Dunsmuirs would have approved" — Nanaimo, BC

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The Dunsmuirs was the coal mining magnate family that essentially ran Vancouver Island during the 1800s. They would have approved of this 1912 bank solidifying the importance of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/17/2022

last visited: 6/2/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNo. 1 Mine - Nanaimo, BC

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An interesting application of the old tourist signs that were quite prevalent around the Province. As it seems to be a copy, although a little larger. I believe it was done by the city to replace the old sign that has long disappeared.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/23/2009

last visited: 4/6/2015

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Presbyterians made up for lost time - Nanaimo, BC

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311 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: 8/17/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Railway Connection - Nanaimo, BC

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403 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: 8/17/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFormer gold miner built 'The First and the Last' - Nanaimo, BC

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432 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: 6/2/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWellington - Nanaimo BC

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Like most of the towns located around Nanaimo, Wellington got it's start due to the discovery of coal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/30/2007

last visited: 8/2/2015

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNanoose Bay, BC

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At a rest stop on Highway 19-A, Vancouver Island, BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gypsie2

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/15/2009

last visited: 9/1/2013

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLadysmith, BC

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Ladysmith is a very historic town for the way it was created and the great condition of many of the buildings moved here from 1898 to 1900

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/26/2007

last visited: 12/6/2017

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Old Schoolhouse - Qualicum Beach, BC

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Now an art centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gypsie2

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/11/2009

last visited: 4/20/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBurgoyne United Church - Fulford Harbour, British Columbia

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This United Church was constructed in 1887 along the road between Burgoyne Bay and Fulford Harbour near Fulford Harbour, British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/3/2009

last visited: 6/28/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHistoric Steveston - Richmond, BC

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A plaque about the history of Steveston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2010

last visited: 3/16/2012

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersInterurban Memories - Richmond, BC

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A sign in Steveston Park about the past railroad history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2010

last visited: 11/29/2018

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBrock House — Vancouver, BC

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A Tudor Revival building built in 1911, today it is a seniors recreation centre and restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMorrisette Farmhouse — Vancouver, BC

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The Morrisette Farmhouse was built in 1912 in a rural area. By the late 1920s the district had been open to suburban housing with the arrival of the streetcar service on Dunbar Street and 41st Avenue. Today it is hard to imagine a farm in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHastings Mill Store — Vancouver, BC

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The Hastings Mill Store is perhaps one of Vancouver's least known treasures. Being the oldest building in the city, it now serves as a museum dedicated to the pioneers of British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 3/9/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGeorgina Point Lighthouse — Mayne Island, BC

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A brief description of the Georgina Point Lighthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Clachan — West Vancouver, BC

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Built in 1912 as West Vancouver began a direct ferry service from Vancouver, the Stevenson Sisters created this tea house on the waterfront of the municipality. Today it still functions as a restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/11/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWilliam S. Mackie Park — Vancouver, BC

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William S. Mackie and his uncle William P. Mackie hand-saw much of the first growth timber on Vancouver's Westside. This plaque discusses his and his family's contribution to early European settlement of the Lower Mainland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/21/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJones Tent & Awning Building — Vancouver, BC

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This heritage plaque follows the history of this 1913 brick building on Vancouver's Westside. Through the building's history, it documents how this area was originally a railway served industrial area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBessborough Armoury — Vancouver, BC

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This plaque explains the construction history of the Bessborough Armoury and at the same time commemorates the 75th anniversary of the formation of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEric Hamber’s Greencroft — Vancouver, BC

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Greencroft was Eric Hamber's residence from 1913 until 1960. A prominent citizen in the province he became Lieutenant-Governor of BC between 1936 and 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersF. Haynes & Co. Building — Vancouver, BC

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In the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s this area of Kitsilano was a burgeoning industrial area that continued until the 1980s and 1990s. Since then the area has been moved towards condos. The F. Haynes & Co. Building is an example of the change.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEburne — Richmond, BC

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Eburne's birth and death was due to bridges. When the first road bridge to Sea and Lulu islands was established in 1890 the commercial centre of Richmond shifted to here. In 1975 when the high level Arthur Laing Bridge bypassed Eburne it died.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/21/2010

last visited: 3/16/2012

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWeston Station — West Vancouver, BC

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When the Pacific Great Eastern Railway was built across the North Shore in the 1910s it became a commuter railway taking people to the foot of Lonsdale in North Vancouver. Here they caught the ferry to the north foot of Main Street in Vancouver.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/11/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage Markers8264 Hudson — Vancouver, BC

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Built in 1912 a single family dwelling this house has undergone a few transforms. In the late 1920s and early 1930s as the city's Children Hospital and in 1993 it was converted into seniors housing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/5/2010

last visited: never

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